Citro-Mag is used as a laxative or purgative, for preparation of the colon for X-ray examination, or to treat constipation.
Dosage/Directions for use
Laxative: 1/2 to 1/4 bottle for adults. Purgative: 1 bottle for adults. For children, dosing is done by body weight: 12.5 kg: 60 mL 25 kg: 100 mL 30 kg: 150 mL 35 kg: 200 mL Serve Citro-Mag cool for best taste. Drink one full glass of water (250 mL) every hour for 4-6 hours before and 3 hours after using Citro-Mag.
Medical conditions: People on a low-sodium diet and those with poor kidney function should not use this product unless directed by a doctor. Side effects: Citro-Mag may cause abdominal cramping or nausea. If you notice rectal bleeding, or if the product does not seem to work, this may be a sign of a more serious condition. Consult your doctor. Proper use: Use only as directed. Excessive or long-term use may cause dependence for bowel function. Do not take any type of laxative for more than one week, unless directed by your physician. Do not use as a purgative unless directed to do so by your doctor. Drug interactions: Do not take Citro-Mag within 2 hours of other medications as it may reduce their effectiveness. Magnesium salts may form complexes with tetracycline, leading to decreased absorption.
Should you require consultation with a pharmacist, you may contact our Well.ca Pharmacist. Please read the label, warnings and inserts provided by the manufacturer and consult your healthcare professional when purchasing medications or natural health products to be sure the product is right for you.